Real Journeys - Milford Sound Scenic Coach & Cruise from Queenstown

Join Real Journeys for an awe-inspiring coach and cruise experience to Milford Sound - New Zealand's most spectacular natural attraction!


  • Breathtaking scenery
  • Friendly crew providing commentaries in several languages
  • Return transfers on the Milford Road by coach included from Queenstown
  • Purpose-built boats designed to maximise the viewing experience

Your journey begins with a coach trip - sit back, relax and soak up the scenery as we leave the hustle and bustle of Queenstown behind and venture deep into the Fiordland National Park.

Upon arrival in Milford Sound, we will embark upon one of our purpose built vessels with spacious decks that are designed to maximise your viewing experience of this world renowned natural wonder.

View sheer cliff faces, cascading waterfalls, glaciers and rainforest from the observation lounges and large decks.

Keep a look out for dolphins in the Sound and seals basking on the rocks. Just some of the marine and wildlife that call this magical part of New Zealand home.

Throughout the 1 hour 40 minute cruise, guests can listen to interesting commentary in several languages and our experienced crew will ensure you don't miss any of the scenic highlights.

After an unforgettable cruise of Milford Sound, we'll board the coach where you can relax and reflect upon your remarkable day on the trip back to Queenstown.

Adult - 6.55am $241.00
Child - 6.55am $116.00
Adult - 7.15am $219.00
Child - 7.15am $105.00 (5 to 14yrs)
Adult - 9.00am $210.00
Child - 9.00am $98.00
Infant $0.00 (0 - 4 years)

What's included

  • Commentary in several languages on selected departures (Mandarin, Japanese, Korean and English)
  • Coach connections from Queenstown


  • Allow approximately 13 hours for the whole experience

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.


  • Pick Ups: Please select your pick up location from one of the two default locations as you proceed to checkout. The default pickup locations are 1) Go Orange & Real Journeys Visitor Centre, 37 Camp Street, Queenstown. (central Queenstown location) OR 2) Frankton Bus Shelter (Terminus), SH6 Kingston Road, Frankton, Queenstown (near to the BP petrol station roundabout). Also include your accommodation name so that we know where you are staying, as it is possible your accommodation appears on our free pick up list. Any changes to your booking will be made on the Real Journeys email confirmation.

    The 7.15am departure has English only commentary

    Please Note: Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or special

    Please Note: Adult retail prices are valid for travel from 1 Oct 2019 - 30 Sep 2020.

  • Child rates apply for 5 - 14 years, Infants 0 - 4 years carried free of charge but MUST be added to your booking

Available Bookings from October 31 to November 06

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Sat 31 Oct
Sun 1 Nov
Mon 2 Nov
Tue 3 Nov
Wed 4 Nov
Thu 5 Nov
Fri 6 Nov

10:00 a.m.Thursday 13 July

Spaces Left

Adult - 6.55am

    Child - 6.55am

      Adult - 7.15am

        Child - 7.15am 5 to 14yrs

          Adult - 9.00am

            Child - 9.00am

              Infant* 0 - 4 years

                *Option must be made together with another price type.

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